Donvale Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Donvale (3111) is a suburb of Melbourne, East, Victoria. It is about 19 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Donvale is in the federal electorate of Menzies.

In the 2011 census the population of Donvale was 11,795 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Donvale is 42 years of age.

68.5% of people living in the suburb of Donvale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% China , 3.1% England, 2.3% Malaysia, 2.1% Hong Kong , 1.9% Italy, 1.3% South Africa, 1.0% Greece, 0.9% India, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Singapore, 0.7% Iran, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Egypt.

71.3% of people living in Donvale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.7% Cantonese, 3.7% Italian, 3.5% Greek, 3.4% Mandarin, 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 1.2% Arabic, 0.8% Persian, 0.6% German.

The religious makeup of Donvale is 26.2% Catholic, 21.9% No religion, 12.2% Anglican, 7.1% Eastern Orthodox, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Uniting Church, 3.5% Baptist, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Buddhism, 2.5% Christian, nfd.

57.8% of people are married, 27.6% have never married and 5.8% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 673 widowed people living in Donvale.

58.1% of the people living in Donvale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.6% are working on a part time basis. Donvale has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Donvale are 28.3% Professionals, 17.1% Managers, 16.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.2% Sales workers, 10.8% Technicians & trades workers, 7.1% Community & personal service workers, 4.5% Labourers, 2.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Donvale work in are 12.4% Retail trade, 11.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.9% Education and training, 8.2% Manufacturing, 7.6% Construction, 5.7% Wholesale trade, 5.7% Financial and insurance services, 5.2% Accommodation and food services.

45.8% of homes are fully owned, and 36.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $630 per week and the median household income is $1613 per week.

The median rent in Donvale is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2123 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Donvale postcode 3111

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